Something positive

Nothing good for me to read from the world of sports and these forums are a blackhole of complaints so I figured Id try something different.

Name your favorite team all time that IS NOT your actual favorite team.

Im an A's fan living in canada so i root for the blue jays also but my favorite all time team i can remember watching is the 2003 florida marlins. Juan pierre and luis castillo at the top of the lineup was dynamic and dontrel willis was amazing to watch along with little miggy, firey pudge and steady mike lowell anchoring the lineup. Becketts playoff run was simply overpowering and they seemed to get better as the year went on. I also loved them beating the evil empire and watching jason giambi lose to a team making less money them him alone almost lol

Anyways hopefully this thread gets filled with other good memories and moments when sports actually took place and takes us back for just a minute or two and helps me kill some time today lol Thanks everyone!

Ahhhhhh the good ol Jay's.

I remember when Dave Stieb was their top gunner. Junior Felix ..... ect.
Good times

Favorite team, non-Red Sox division? Oh, the Mariners, easy. Griffey, Unit, King Felix (I'm Larry Bernandez; those commercials were gold) and my all-time favorite athlete; Ichiro. I can't help but pull for'em even though they're a
/checks notes
absolute dumpster fire

I can't get mad at'em, you know? They're adorable.

Great thread!!
I'm a die hard Jays fan since I can remember (around 1989), but this is an easy one for me. 1995 Seattle Mariners!
Loved Griffey growing up (who didn't) and loved watching that team. They always seemed to come back.
Griffey, Big Unit, Edgar, Buhner, Tino. Very fun to watch. Besides that garbage Kingdome...
Watching them beat the Yankees was great too. Too bad they ran out of gas against the juggernaut Indians...

@Nanthrax_1 said in Something positive:

Great thread!!
I'm a die hard Jays fan since I can remember (around 1989), but this is an easy one for me. 1995 Seattle Mariners!
Loved Griffey growing up (who didn't) and loved watching that team. They always seemed to come back.
Griffey, Big Unit, Edgar, Buhner, Tino. Very fun to watch. Besides that garbage Kingdome...
Watching them beat the Yankees was great too. Too bad they ran out of gas against the juggernaut Indians...

Even as an A's fan i can appreciate how amazing that team was, big unit taking down the yankees on the d backs is another favorite of mine.

Also Ichiro is one of my all time favorites, amazing skill set and just loved baseball. The way he still goes about spring training even after retiring says it all, all heart and hard work. Working harder then everyone when your already great is how legends become legends.

Easy one for me...The 2019 Washington Nationals...they beat my Astros (yes, still my team, and yes I'm disappointed in what they did, but still love them)...but one prime example was to watch the Nats home run celebrations in the dugout and team chemistry was AWESOME as a big fan of baseball. Hard not to cheer them on even tho they beat my guys.

Cheers to all! Great thread! Looking forward to reading more!

Great thread and the Nationals 2019 team.

I'm a Cubs fan, ovi but this team was sooo much fun to watch.

@CaptButcher said in Something positive:

Great thread and the Nationals 2019 team.

I'm a Cubs fan, ovi but this team was sooo much fun to watch.

I have to agree with this guy! I am a White Sox fan, so the 2005 team can't be beat for me, but I was absolutely captivated by the Nationals last year! And you couldn't pick a better opponent for them to send home beaten in the World Series...

I’m a Yankees fan at heart but also enjoy watching the Dodgers. Last season I was really into the Nationals’ run though.

I’m a lifelong Orioles fan / Baltimore native, but one other team I loved was the ‘85 Cardinals. Willie McGee, Tommy Herr, Jack Clark, Ozzie Smith, Vince Coleman (stealing 110 bases), John Tudor with an ERA under 2.00... they were a really one of the most exciting teams to watch.

Non-favorite team edition would certainly be the Astros of Bagwell, Biggio, Berkman, Oswalt and Wagner

Griffey's Mariners.

My favorite team is the phillies but my favorite other team was the 2016 cubs just javy, Bryant, rizzo leading those guys it felt special.

As a long time suffering Mariners fan, a team that has been decimated over the years by terrible management, pitiful management.... BUT If I was to choose another team it would probably be the Yankees... Reason is this, as a child I was a HUGE Reggie Jackson fan, I would watch all the Yankees games because of Reggie...

Thanks for all the responses guys! Lots of great memories and great teams. Lots of love for last years nats, baby shark do do do do! Great team, still love doolittle!

For me it has to be the 2015 Royals for the simple reason that no one on that team was particularly special. Everyone was just sort of average or a little above average. They won 95 games and the world series despite any player's best individual OPS+ being 127. Their best ERA+ for a starter was 137. Every player on that team was good, but no one was great. A real team effort.

I've enjoyed watching the Giants and the old Expos from the 90's. Those expos teams had some serious talent. Too bad ownership always shipped them away.

id Have to go with the Bonds SF teams despite now knowing (allegedly) he was on steroids. Also, the Red Sox come back year when they beat the Yankees and won the WS

Life long Tigers Fan so nothing to cheer about lately. Thinking back i have to say the Braves from the 90's for me. Also the 04' Red Sox finally getting it done was fun to watch.

@Rrad99 said in Something positive:

Life long Tigers Fan so nothing to cheer about lately. Thinking back i have to say the Braves from the 90's for me. Also the 04' Red Sox finally getting it done was fun to watch.

04 Red Sox was amazing.... Coming back from 3-0 in the ALCS was absolutely nuts....

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